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Welcome to 2019

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Fri, 22 March 2019

Welcome to the show. The world's best surfers are back and headed to Snapper Rocks from April 3 to 13 to kick off the 2019 WSL Championship Tour. More Goldie ... er ... More Tour.

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Here comes Jack, I mean Jordy

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Fri, 22 March 2019

The sun is sliding back towards the cold season, and six decades into the longest running pro surfing event in the world, the Ballito Pro has announced O’Neill as presenting sponsor.

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Cyclone Fury

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Wed, 13 March 2019

If you have a trip to Beira in central Mozambique planned tomorrow, put it off. Intense Cyclone Idai bears down on the city with possible gusts to 106 kts and 50ft waves, warns Spike.

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Steezy Slides Second

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Tue, 12 March 2019

Defending world longboard champ Steven Sawyer took 2nd in the first World Longboard Tour event of 2019 - the Noosa Longboard Open in Australia, losing to American Justin Quintal.

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Africa Rising

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Mon, 11 March 2019

African surfing is on the rise with the addition of Senegal to the WSL Qualifying Series, and the rollout of the flagship of the 2019 City Surf Series - the biggest women's QS on the continent.

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Wavescape Awards Announced

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Thu, 7 March 2019

The Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival has announced the winners of the film festival in Cape Town in December, with Best Surf Film going to Russian feature documentary Priboi.

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Aweh Haleh!

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Wed, 6 March 2019

It's white knuckle time for the Cell C Goodwave as Intense Tropical Cyclone Haleh grinds down into Durban's swell window, but local winds are chopping and changing with each model run, writes Spike.

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The Spirit of Aloha

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Tue, 5 March 2019

South African surf coach and manager Tasha Mentasti has just won the Aloha Award, a prestigious international prize from the US. Spike spoke to her.

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Ten Years Logged!

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Tue, 5 March 2019

Ten years of surf heritage and vintage surf South Africana were celebrated in testing 2-4' waves at Llandudno near Cape Town this weekend, with a festive crowd gathering to enjoy the jol.

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Satori Premieres in California

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Tue, 5 March 2019

SA big wave surfing film Satori will be the focus of the SLO Film Fest in California next week, with director Rick Wall and Komsurf owner Roddy Torr flying out to join Shaun Tomson as guests.

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JBay Dates Locked Down

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Wed, 27 February 2019

The dates for this year’s JBay Winterfest have been locked down. The two week festival of surfing, and other jols, will take place from 6 to 22 July. It's Kelly's last on tour, so don't miss out.

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Tue Jun 18 10:09:55 +0000 2019

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Fri Jun 14 08:35:51 +0000 2019

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Thu Jun 13 11:07:23 +0000 2019

KZN South Coast -- The SSW buster in full force Thursday and the coast is smashed sideways by neargale gusts. There… https://t.co/U65c9E3uqw
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Thu Jun 13 11:07:21 +0000 2019

Wild Coast -- A stiff SW buster still klaps the Wild Coast early Thursday but eases all day, going light SE by even… https://t.co/RLPar6FTfZ
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Thu Jun 13 10:45:57 +0000 2019

Eastern Cape East -- Thursday fires in the west towards PE side, but Slumtown side could puff sideshore south today… https://t.co/hOlvrudZ8P
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Thu Jun 13 10:38:02 +0000 2019

Eastern Cape West -- Bruuu! Thursday fires 6' in clean offshore west winds light and smooth. The swell direction ve… https://t.co/4nJU9nt0Yx
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